An Alaska village just voted to move due to the impacts of global warming. Alaska villages are not the only communities at risk. Here in the lower 48, those communities facing the same issues are larger and more complex to deal with.
It's really interesting how art imitates life, and in response, how life imitates art. Game of Thrones provides a quality metaphor with respect to our choice of president and how the various candidates would deal with global warming. Have a look. And enjoy.
We are learning--very painfully--that our actions over time have consequences. When we build cities on the shore, they will be swept away by hurricanes, tsunamis, or inundated by sea level rise; if we build them on a fault line, they will be destroyed by earthquake; and if we build them in a forest, they are likely to burn. We're not good at either listening or learning. Let's work on that.
A new report points to a connection between decreasing Arctic sea ice and the melting of the Greenland ice sheet, Dell SecureWorks releases its latest underground hacking report, and the White House reallocates funds to fight Zika virus.
Ice--particularly that contained in ice sheets and glaciers--is on the decline worldwide. This will have profound impacts on civilization from this point forward. And we've got the evidence on film. Check it out.